One of the region's most loved bakery chains has opened a new store in the North East.

Greggs has created 10 new jobs after opening its new Darlington Lane location in Stockton.

Customers will be able to visit the store between 6:30am to 8:30pm Monday to Saturday, and 7:30am to 8:30pm on Sundays.

Sara Largue, shop manager for the new eatery, said she and her colleagues are looking forward to welcoming Stockton residents to 3 Mile House.

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She said: “We can’t wait to welcome both Greggs fans and new customers to our brand-new shop.

"We’ve got an amazing range of tasty bakes, hot drinks, sweet treats and savouries available for takeaway or Click + Collect.”

Meanwhile, Greggs seasonal menu will be available from the new store with food items such as the Festive Bake, all-new Vegan Turkey-Free & Stuffing Baguette, Pigs Under Blankets Baguette, and festive hot drink range all on offer.

Adding to that, click and collect is available from the store, as well as delivery on JustEat.

Speaking on the opening, Gillian Long, Retail Operations Director for Greggs, said: “Our new shop in Stockton has brought 10 new jobs to the local area, as well as providing customers with a modern, convenient new place to experience their favourite Greggs food.”

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The location also includes a Nuttall Unit, meaning customers will be able to purchase hot items such as Southern Fried Chicken Goujons and Potato Wedges.

Greggs is one of the UK's UK food retailers, with more than 2,200 shops nationwide and approximately 25,000 employees across the business.

If customers sign up to the Greggs App before January 2, they can get a free bake in addition to a free hot drink.

More information on future roles available at the Stockton store can be found here.

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